Early Problems with Oral Atrophy Might Be Countered with Denture Adhesive

A complete denture is often the most effective way to restore your basic oral function without having to resort to the oral surgery involved in restoring multiple teeth with dental implant supported bridges. The removable dental appliance is custom designed by Dr. Van Parham and his staff specialists to match the remaining structure of your… Read more »

How Will a Tooth Extraction Affect Your Smile?

At The Art of Dentistry we go the extra mile to save damaged teeth whenever possible. Often, with the help of a dental crown, a dental filling or a root canal, a broken tooth or a tooth with decay can be saved. But sometimes a tooth may have sustained extensive damage that requires removal. In this case, our dentist,… Read more »

A Crown Restoration Might Be Necessary for Treating a Tooth with a Bad Dental Filling

The material used for your dental fillings will not be vulnerable to the acidic and bacterial effects of tooth decay. However, it is still possible for these forces to gradually weaken the bond between an older dental filling and the adjacent tooth enamel. As this starts to happen the tooth might become increasingly sensitive, or… Read more »

Tricks on Avoiding Unappealing White Spots on the Teeth During Your Orthodontic Process

If you want a beautiful smile when you remove your braces, you need to take good care of your smile during your orthodontic journey. Unfortunately, if plaque isn’t removed from your teeth regularly, it can cling to the teeth, remove the minerals from your enamel, and create unattractive white spots on the surfaces of your… Read more »

Tips on How to Rock a Fresh Breath

Sometimes bad breath haunts people and won’t seem to go away. This can be quite inconvenient and troublesome. If this is the case for you, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, our dentist, Dr. Van Parham, and our dental team have the tips you need to rock a fresh breath, and we are happy… Read more »

What Are the Advantages of Oral Health Care?

What can you do to improve your oral health care and keep your smile healthy and bright? Not only can you improve your cleaning methods you use to keep your teeth beautiful and your gums shining, but you can improve the foods and drinks you consume and the preventative treatments and habits that can go… Read more »

The Fundamentals of Laser Dentistry

Let’s stop and think for a moment about what dentistry will look like in the future. Maybe it would involve the use of lasers. Well, the future is now! Lasers are currently being used in dentistry. To learn more about laser dentistry, read on. – Lasers are being used to safely and effectively prepare teeth… Read more »

Healthy Smile Care Tips to Help You Keep Your Confident Smile

Today, our The Art of Dentistry team is here to share smile care tips to help you keep your confident smile healthy and strong. Van Parham and our team offer a variety of services to help your smile, and there are things you can do every day to care for your teeth and gums. Your confident… Read more »

A Temporary Crown Requires Some Special Care

Having a tooth restored with a dental crown typically happens in two distinct stages. The first appointment involves removing the tooth enamel layer to prepare an abutment. This small pillar of dentin will eventually anchor the dental crown in your mouth. Once this is done Dr. Van Parham will secure a temporary crown in place… Read more »

A Knocked Out Tooth Requires Immediate First-Aid

A hard blow to the face from a sports related injury, household accident, or automobile crash can sometimes cause significant oral trauma. If one of your teeth is knocked out by the incident, the damaged tooth will require immediate first-aid. This can help minimize the pain and prevent undue complications while you await care at… Read more »